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Track and field shatter two school records at meet

Track and field shatter two school records at meet

Multiple school records fell this past weekend as Colby’s indoor track teams competed in the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Facing off against teams of all divisions from all over New England, the women’s team took tenth out of a field of 34 teams while the men’s team placed 12th out of 32. Out of the DIII schools competing, […]

by John Steenrod· · 0 comments · Sports
Two alpine skiers advance to nationals

Two alpine skiers advance to nationals

This past weekend the men and women’s alpine ski teams each qualified to send an athlete—Mike Boardman ’17 and Mardi Haskell ’17—to the Division 1 NCAA Championships, which will be held from March 8 to 11. For Haskell, this was her third time qualifying for the national tournament. Haskell is also a three-time All-American and was named to the All-East […]

by Aidan Cyr· · 0 comments · Sports
Women’s squash slays competition to win Epps national tournament

Women’s squash slays competition to win Epps national tournament

Colby’s results after a weekend of competition at the Epps National Squash Tournament could not have been more remarkable; the Colby Women’s Squash team captured their first national tournament title in dominating fashion, winning matches against rivals Bucknell, Mount Holyoke, and Hamilton with scores of 9-0, 8-1, and 8-1 respectively. With a national ranking of 25, the women’s squash team […]

Women’s basketball outmatched in semifinals loss to Amherst

Women’s basketball outmatched in semifinals loss to Amherst

With three minutes left in the game, Amherst took the ball up the court with a 53-32 lead. The point guard hesitated at the top of the key before making her move toward the basket. Strong defense from Caitlyn Nolan ’17 forced the guard to stop and make a hasty pass to an incoming teammate. The pass was mishandled and […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Sports
Promising season for men’s hockey meets bitter end

Promising season for men’s hockey meets bitter end

In a game that can only be described as a nail-biter for the more than 1,000 fans in attendance, the Colby men’s hockey team fell to Wesleyan University 5-4. Both teams played very well, but unfortunately Colby was unable to come away with the win, bringing an end to their spectacular season. The Mules had played Wesleyan in conference play […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports
Men’s Swimming and Diving break multiple school records

Men’s Swimming and Diving break multiple school records

With one last lunge at the wall, the Colby Men’s 200 meter medley team, composed of Carter Garfield ’19, John Blackburn ’17, Xander Geiersbach ’20, and Matt Jones ’20 broke the school record—the third record break of their NESCAC championship weekend with a time of 1:33.40. This medley team was impressive, but, it was the depth of relay performances that […]

by Ben Freeland· · 1 comment · Sports
Men’s Hockey clinches second seed following home wins

Men’s Hockey clinches second seed following home wins

Colby Men’s Hockey clinched the No. 2 seed in the NESCAC playoffs, defeating Connecticut College and Tufts at home this past weekend. The Mules ended the season winning six of their last seven games, finishing 13-6-4 overall (11-4-3 NESCAC). This is Colby’s highest playoff seed since they were the No.1 seed in 2008—the Mules have not made the Semifinal round […]

by Louis DeVesto· · 0 comments · Sports

Women’s Hockey win first two games in their final two games

After the absence of any referees or announcers caused a delay that sent many fans away before the game even started, Women’s Hockey finally took the ice for their final game this past Saturday.  The team capitalized, winning just their second game of the season, but also their second in a row. The week started with a thrilling Valentine’s Day […]

by Katie Kelley· · 0 comments · Sports
Indoor Track puts up personal best times at New England Championship

Indoor Track puts up personal best times at New England Championship

Colby’s indoor track teams put up multiple season-best times at the Division III New England Indoor Track and Field Championship this past weekend. The women took 13th at their meet at MIT and the men took 21st at Tufts. These meets had very strong competition, as Colby had to compete against the best DIII track teams from all over New […]

by John Steenrod· · 0 comments · Sports
Women’s Basketball advance to the NESCAC semifinals after 48-39 win

Women’s Basketball advance to the NESCAC semifinals after 48-39 win

With a minute and a half left in the game, Colby guard MK Caverly ’17 had the ball at the wing. The shot clock ticked down and she drove left on her defender, Middlebury’s Betsy Knox ’20. Right as she got to the elbow, Caverly crossed right and drove to the basket. As Knox extended her arms to block Caverly’s […]

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